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Robert Sullivan, a 30-year veteran of Time Inc. publications, is the Managing Editor of LIFE Books, based in New York City. One of the more than 80 books he has written or edited for LIFE was the New York Times Number One bestselling ONE NATION: America Remembers September 11, 2001 (Little, Brown. The Wall Street Journal called ONE NATION "a thorough and thoughtful telling." Sullivan’s biography of Pope John Paul II (Bulfinch) was also a Times bestseller. In the fall of 2008, he wrote for Little, Brown The American Journey of Barack Obama, which spent twelve weeks on the Times list.

Besides his work at Time Inc., Sullivan has authored several other books, among them Flight of the Reindeer: The True Story of Santa Claus and His Christmas Mission (Macmillan, 1996; reissued by Skyhorse last year) and Atlantis Rising: The True Story of a Submerged Land, Yesterday and Today (Simon & Schuster, 1999). The late Frank McCourt said that reading Sullivan is "like sitting by the fire with a lively and scholarly seanachie . . . as satisfying as a pint of Guinness or a Connemara sunset."

Sullivan lives with his wife, three children and psychotic Springer Spaniel in Westchester County, New York.

Blog Entries by Robert Sullivan

Titanic: Why It Still Matters

115 Comments | Posted April 2, 2012 | 8:35 AM

The terribly ironic thing about Titanic, the great luxury liner that sank a century ago, is its endurance. The ship itself hardly endured in the temporal world: it was built in Belfast, picked up passengers in England, France and then back in Ireland -- and then it was gone. Yet...

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Royal Wedding: LIFE's Portrayal Of Will And Kate (PHOTOS)

0 Comments | Posted April 4, 2011 | 8:12 AM

We at LIFE were on the scene when Princess Elizabeth wed Prince Philip at Westminster Abbey in 1947. We were there for Elizabeth's coronation as queen of England six years later. We were there, of course, for the Wedding of the Century between Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer in...

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